DE.6. Life Processes
6.4. Life Processes and Technology Application
Enduring Understanding: The life processes of organisms are affected by their interactions with each other and their environment, and may be altered by human manipulation.
6.4.B. The functioning and health of organisms are influenced by many factors (i.e., heredity, diet, lifestyle, bacteria, viruses, parasites, and the environment). Certain body structures and systems function to protect against disease and injury. (Level: Important)